The third season of The Umbrella Academy is coming sooner than you think. Showrunner Steve Blackman announced over the weekend (March 13) at SXSW that the Hargreeves siblings will return on June 22, 2022. Netflix also dropped first-look images of the cast and a Season 3 teaser, which shows the Umbrella Academy face-to-face with their new counterparts, the Sparrow Academy.
Per Variety, the new season will pack up where the superhero series left off. In an altered timeline, Reginald created the Sparrow Academy, a stylish and smart group of superheroes that mirrors the Umbrella Academy. After a violent confrontation, the two groups must learn to team up and defeat a new entity that threatens to destroy everything. The logline from Netflix questions, “Will they find a way back to their pre-apocalyptic lives? Or is this new world about to reveal more than just a hiccup in the timeline?”
The highly-anticipated third season will once again span ten episodes at an hour each and will feature Euphoria’s Javon “Wanna” Walton (Ashtray) in a new, undisclosed role.
The show also stars Elliot Page as Vanya, Tom Hopper as Luther, David Castañeda as Diego, Emmy Raver-Lampan as Allison, Robert Sheehan as Klaus, Aidan Gallagher as Five, Justin H. Min as Ben, Colm Feore as Reginald, Ritu Arya as Lila, Justin Cornwell as Marcus, Britne Oldford as Fei, Jake Epstein as Alphonso, Genesis Rodriguez as Sloane and Cazzie David as Jayme.
The Umbrella Academy is based on Gerard Way’s comic book of the same name, which tells the story of a group of siblings with supernatural abilities that were born around the world with no warning. Assembled by their father into the Umbrella Academy, they use their powers to stop the forces of evil around the world and across time periods.